Music supports care
- Music supports staff and residents’ relationships and promotes caregivers’ communication with residents
- Brighter moods of people being cared for boosts staff morale and enables care to be more person-centred
- Music listening can be an easy way to aid the delivery of daily tasks, changing the way someone experiences everyday routines
- Music supports carers to see the individual they are working with for who they are. They experience the people they are caring for in different ways, seeing them beyond their dementia
- The ripple effects of music being part of care, the positive impacts of engaging in musical interactions can be felt and experienced and shared with family and carers
- Music transforms a care environment, having a positive effect on residents, visitors and staff
- Live music in care – The report
- Music brings people together
- Music supports mental health
- Music supports communication and self-expression
- Case studies
- What would life be – without a song or dance, what are we?
- What types of music activity is there?
- What can I do?
- How do I access music?